A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary
AbstractThis paper summarizes our recent work on the rate of return and cost-benefit ratio of an influential early childhood program.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Policy Papers with number 17.
Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2010
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Publication status: forthcoming in: Arthur Reynolds, Arthur Rolnick, Michelle Englund, and Judy A. Temple (eds.), Cost-Effective Programs in Children's First Decade: A Human Capital Integration. New York: Cambridge University Press
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Other versions of this item:
- James J. Heckman & Seong Hyeok Moon & Rodrigo Pinto & Peter Savelyev & Adam Yavitz, 2010. "A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary," NBER Working Papers 16180, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- H43 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Project Evaluation; Social Discount Rate
- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
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- NEP-ALL-2010-07-24 (All new papers)
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